hygiene


Infection Prevention Week: 5 tips for patient safety in healthcare facilities

Around 300,000 patients a year acquire a healthcare-associated infection (HCAI), due to standards of care within the NHS, but improving hand hygiene could be the solution. Read More

Hand hygiene – the first step in tackling antimicrobial resistance

Why hand hygiene is the first crucial step in preventing AMR and why serious action needs to be taken now to protect the future of the NHS. Read More

Providing a dignified and hygienic washroom experience for women

Inadequate access to sanitary feminine hygiene facilities can harm worker wellbeing and can result in wider business consequences, says Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene. Read More

Safety takes the stage during festival season

While most events go smoothly, a considerable amount of safety issues has recently put festivals in the spotlight. Read More

Occupational health bumper quiz

Test your knowledge of all things occupational health with this bumper quiz covering vibration, dust, mental health and more. Read More

Gas and vapour warnings “first of its kind”

A new product has been launched which, according to manufacturers 3M, is the first of its kind and will help Read More

Health secretary highlights importance of hand hygiene

On 28th April, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt visited international skincare and hand hygiene experts, Deb Group Ltd, at their HQ Read More

Competition for an occupational hygienist to win internship at Shell

The British Occupational Hygiene Society announced the details of a competition for a recently qualified occupational hygienist to win an Read More

The difference between occupational health, hygiene and wellbeing in construction

Although the awareness and management of occupational health in construction has received far less attention than safety over the past Read More



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